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How do I get a new key for my Acura MDX?


Why does my key remote not work?

Check and replace the key fob battery as needed. Take the key fob apart and check for broken contacts or misaligned buttons. Reprogram your remote yourself or have a professional do it. Replace your remote if necessary.


How do I start my Acura MDX without a key fob?


Why is my key fob not working?

A bad battery in the key fob is most commonly the reason for a failure to send signals to the keyless entry system. If it is available, use the spare key fob to open the vehicle and start the ignition. If the spare fob is not available, use the provided key embedded in the fob to unlock the door.


How far can I drive without my key fob?

There will be no turning off, and it will not leave a lasting impression on anybody. If they don’t have a key, they can drive until they run out of gas, or shut down the car by using their phones. By turning off the car, it can’t start up as it won’t be able to see their key once it is switched off.


Can you drive without the key fob?

Simply put, if you lose the keyfob that enables your push-button start before you try to drive in your car, then you simply won’t be able to start your vehicle.


What happens if I lost my key fob?

If you lose it: You could call a locksmith, who can come and make you a new key on the spot. In some cases—an unusual or older vehicle—a locksmith may not be able to help. You might need to buy a new ignition lock cylinder and key from the dealer or an independent repair shop.

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Can I start my car without the fob?

Automakers know that your keyless ignition may need to work if the fob dies, and the system has been designed to work even with a non-functioning remote. Some cars are equipped with a means of starting the car manually, and some have a backup built into the key fob that works without a key.


Why won’t my key fob unlock my door?

If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring. The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button. Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button. If the other buttons work, the problem is a bad unlock button.


Do key fobs go bad?

Do Key Fobs Go Bad? In addition to battery issues, the physical remote itself will sometimes experience problems. Two of most common points of failure are the battery terminal contacts and the buttons themselves, which can become misaligned or can wear out over time. The fob’s shell is also susceptible to damage.